Dali Picture Person Program
In partnership with Academy Prep, a scholarship-based school for economically disadvantaged urban middle school students, The Dali Museum provides a group of instructors who visit the school four times a year to create student-focused dialogues about Dali, his peers and his influences.
Dali on Tour Travelling Exhibit
This unique collection of poster reproductions showcases the incredible depth of Salvador Dali's creativity. Each of the 31 images is beautifully framed and is accompanied with informative labeling incorporated in museum-style wall placards giving intriguing notes about each piece.
Dali on Tour is a perfect temporary display for libraries, shopping malls, conference rooms, waiting and common rooms.
If your organization is interested in presenting the "Dali on Tour" exhibition, please call the Dali Education Department for more information at 727.623.4730
The Dalivision Outreach programs consist of poster and PowerPoint lectures presented by Museum docents at the request of community and education groups. Often these programs are presented prior to a group tour to the Museum, but they may also be given independent of a visit. Some of the groups served include schools, senior groups, churches, and social and service clubs. These programs focus on the life and work of Salvador Dali, and may feature specific topics such as his religious work, the art of his youth or a general overview of the collection with some background on museum history, present functions, programs and architecture information.
For more information on supporting or taking part in this program, or to book a docent for your group, please contact the Education Department at 727.623.4730
Enterprise Village is an economic education facility founded by the Pinellas County School District and the Pinellas County Education Foundation. It is a program that teaches students the concepts of business and economics by requiring each student to choose a career for a day. As part of this project, one of the careers is curator for the model art center. This economics program is required of every fifth grader in the Pinellas County school system, serving 17,000 school children each year.
The Dali Museum celebrates the Hispanic heritage of the artist, specifically in September and October, with guided docent tours of the collection in Spanish, as well as a film series from Spanish directors and lectures focusing on this aspect of the Museum collection.
Recreation Center Summer Program
An innovative five week series of summer workshops offered to at-risk inner-city students in five St. Petersburg Recreation Centers. The workshops provide 10 hours of close, sustained contact between students and instructors, developing the student's self-esteem, an understanding of Dali and Surrealism as well as guidance through project creation.
In an effort to lower the barriers for student field-trips, the Dali Museum offers free or reduced admission for students visiting in groups. The Dali Museum hosts over 7,000 students on group tours each year. These tours are the core of the Museum's education programming, and tours remain FREE for students and their teachers. Click here to visit the School Tours webpage.
Teachers' Tribute Reception
A collaboration between the Dali Museum, the Holocaust Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts for 200 multidisciplinary teachers from Pinellas and Hillsborough counties plus surrounding counties. Teachers visit each museum on a progressive evening of exhibits, resources and refreshments. Teachers receive trade points for attending the education mixer, which in addition to the tours, receive information about diverse teaching resources and suggestions about how to incorporate new content into their curricula.
Pi Night - Math Teacher Reception
The Dali Museum celebrates Pinellas and Hillsborough County middle and high school math teachers on a unique day: Pi Day, on March 14, in honor of the famous irrational number (3.14). Teachers visit the Museum for an evening reception to tour the collection and the math-themed aspects of the Museum, like the Avant-Garden, listen to a talk about the connection of math to Dali's art as well as receive resources that incorporate the content into their curricula.
Teen Docent Program
A school-year teen-oriented volunteer program in collaboration with Osceola High School's AP Humanities and St. Pete High School's IB Spanish for former Junior Docents and teens from those two programs who wish to deepen their relationship with the Dali Museum collection. Trained in a 6-week program, the students learn about Dali, the Museum and the collection.
As the year progresses, they will regularly meet each month with their peers to share their experiences, watch Surreal films, present Dali-related topics, and earn scholarship credits. By the winter-spring semester, they will conduct public tours as a team monthly.